Twenty-four apply for new top post;In brief

21st May 1999 at 01:00
TWENTY-FOUR people have applied to the Department for Education and Employment for the pound;80,000 post of chief executive of the General Teaching Council. The council, based in London, will start work in September 2000 and all teachers in maintained primary and secondary schools and non-maintained special schools will have to register with it. Contenders are believed to include Christine Whatford, education director of the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham; Rowie Shaw of the National Association of Head Teachers and Frankie Sulke, head of teacher training at the Teacher Training Agency.

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